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Florida, 2008

Two "academic freedom" bills were introduced in Florida in 2008.

Bill Details


Bill Number: SB 2692
Title: Academic Freedom Act/Evolution Academic Freedom Act
Introduction Date: February, 2008
Current Status: Senate & House could not reconcile versions before legislative session ended

Text as introduced
Text of Education Committee substitute
Text of House substitute



Bill Number: HB 1483
Title: Academic Freedom Act/none
Introduction Date: March 4, 2008
Current Status: Died in House when SB 2692 was substituted

Text as introduced
Text of Schools & Learning Council substitute



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Related Off-Site Material


Florida Senate: Information on SB 2692
Florida House: Information on HB 1483

Florida Citizens for Science: Tracking the 2008 "academic freedom" bills